Man Utd vs Southampton (Premier League): Man of the Match

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I have lost count of the number of times when writing this blog, when I have frustratingly commented that United had once again missed opportunities to climb up to the top 4. Yesterday we had all hoped that it would be different. After all, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had named an unchanged side for a […]

Man Utd vs Sheffield United: Man of the Match

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United played their first home game in over three months,  when Scott McTominay’s strike from distance had then sealed a deserved 2-0 victory for the Reds in the Manchester derby. Before the start, the Blades were only two points behind United in the Premier League table after losing 3-0 away to Newcastle United on Sunday afternoon and the […]

Man Utd v Burnley: Man of the Match

So often this season United have been ‘so near yet so far’ to that elusive 4th place and had failed  to take  advantage of dropped points from teams  above them. Today’s match put an end to all that with United creeping up to just one point below Chelsea.  Burnley had been winless in their previous […]

Rock-solid United record important win at Turf Moor

1. Burnley is a difficult match for any team, more so when they’re at home at Turf Moor. Not many would have said that the United defence would have grinded out a clean sheet against the aerial threat that this Burnley team poses to opposing teams, particularly since we have been less than perfect this […]

Norwich v Man Utd: United Make It 2 Away Wins in 3 Days

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1. Let’s be positive to start with. There are no Premier League away fixtures which are easy, for anyone, let alone for a United team with a mixed start to the season.  But the performance by United at Carrow Road was exceptional particularly in the first half and such performance made it look easy.  United […]